Dangerous Wind Chills in the Northeast; High Winds in the High Plains; Heavy Snow Coming to the Sierras

Dangerously cold wind chill temperatures will continue to impact the Northeast U.S. through Saturday evening along with blizzard conditions in northern Maine. High winds may bring power outages, tree and property damage, and difficult travel over the northern Rocky Mountain Front and adjacent High Plains through Saturday afternoon. Heavy snow will move into the Sierras of California Saturday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Des Moines International Airport (KDSM)

Lat: 41.53°NLon: 93.65°WElev: 942ft.

Partly Cloudy

15°F

-9°C

Humidity 59%
Wind Speed SE 9 mph
Barometer 30.21 in (1025.0 mb)
Dewpoint 3°F (-16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill3°F (-16°C)
Last update 3 Feb 11:54 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Des Moines International Airport IA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly clear, with a temperature rising to around 20 by 5am. Wind chill values as low as 5. South wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 16 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Increasing clouds, with a high near 44. Wind chill values as low as 10. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 9 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Partly
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 44 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 27. West wind 8 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 27 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 39. West northwest wind 6 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 39 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. North northwest wind 5 to 13 mph becoming southeast in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 26 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 20 percent chance of rain after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 47. Windy.

    Windy. Partly
    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    Rain

    High: 47 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 31 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 41.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 41 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 25.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 25 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly clear, with a temperature rising to around 20 by 5am. Wind chill values as low as 5. South wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Saturday
Increasing clouds, with a high near 44. Wind chill values as low as 10. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 9 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 27. West wind 8 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 39. West northwest wind 6 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. North northwest wind 5 to 13 mph becoming southeast in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of rain after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 47. Windy.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 41.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 25.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of rain after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 48.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of rain. Partly cloudy, with a low around 33.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 45.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29.
Friday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39.
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Point Forecast:
Des Moines International Airport IA
 41.54°N 93.66°W
11:29 pm CST Feb 3, 2023
12am CST Feb 4, 2023-6pm CST Feb 9, 2023
 
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